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- Taylor and Francis 2013; US$ 80.00
Of the many conceptual distinctions present in psychology today, the approach-avoidance distinction stands out as one of, if not the, most fundamental and basic. The distinction between approach and avoidance motivation has a venerable history, not only within but beyond scientific psychology, and the deep utility of this distinction is clearly evident... more...
- Elsevier Science 1988; US$ 72.95
Reversal Theory is a new general theory of motivation, emotion, personality, psychopathology and stress which challenges previous ideas in these fields and sets up an unusually broad and integrative conceptual framework of its own. The papers in the six sections which make up this volume are concerned with: - developing the theory itself - looking... more...
- Elsevier Science 2011; US$ 190.00
In recent years there has been a wealth of new research in cognition, particularly in relation to supporting theoretical constructs about how cognitions are formed, processed, reinforced, and how they then affect behavior. Many of these theories have arisen and been tested in geographic isolation. It remains to be seen whether theories that purport... more...
- Potter/TenSpeed/Harmony 2009; US$ 15.00
Do you have trouble setting goals? Would you like to have greater focus, stronger follow-through, and achieve dramatically better results? Would you like to learn how to get anything you want from life--more money, a new home, a promotion, better relationships, a greater sense of fulfillment, or anything else you can imagine? If so, then read The... more...
- Oxford University Press 2010; US$ 59.99 US$ 51.59
This book brings together the latest and best in theory and research on implicit motives. Written by leading authorities in the field, chapters range from portrayals of power, achievement and affiliation motives and their assessment to accounts of how motives shape cognition and physiological changes, their relationship with the needs people attribute... more...
- ABC-CLIO 2009; US$ 38.00
As J.R. Slosar shows in this urgent, sometimes startling volume, the nation's fast-and-loose approach to money was in fact a symptom of a more widespread pattern of excessive behavior. In The Culture of Excess: How America Lost Self-Control and Why We Need to Redefine Success , Slosar portrays an America where the drive to succeed and the fear of... more...
- Emerald Group Publishing Limited 2010; US$ 120.99
Volume 16, The Decade Ahead, takes stock of the current state of knowledge in several areas of motivation research and looks forward to the most likely and promising avenues for research in the coming decade. more...
- Princeton University Press 2010; US$ 28.95 US$ 23.16
Any organization's success depends upon the voluntary cooperation of its members. But what motivates people to cooperate? In Why People Cooperate , Tom Tyler challenges the decades-old notion that individuals within groups are primarily motivated by their self-interest. Instead, he demonstrates that human behaviors are influenced by shared attitudes,... more...
- Gabler Verlag 2008; US$ 32.01
Vorwort V W orwort enn Sie ?Smart Success? in der Hand halten, haben Sie mit - cherheit bereits andere Bücher über Erfolg, Selbstmanagement und Zielsetzung gelesen oder zumindest angelesen. Das Weglegen von Büchern nach der Lektüre der ersten Seiten hat ja eine ganz eigene Tradition. Es gibt wohl kaum aussagekräftige Statistiken darüber, wie hoch der... more...
- VS Verlag für Sozialwissenschaften 2011; US$ 36.59
Vor dem Hintergrund des gesellschaftlichen Wandels und des Wandels der Erwerbsarbeit haben die AutorInnen primär die subjektive Situation der unter 35jährigen jungen Beschäftigten im Dienstleistungsbereich im Blick. Die Ergebnisse basieren auf einer Fragebogenerhebung sowie Interviews mit jungen Beschäftigten, Personalräten und Psychotherapeuten. Der... more...